Business Communication Essentials, 8th Ed.
Chapter 14. Applying and Interviewing for Employment
"London Business School professor Lynda Gratton [photo, left] believes living longer requires individuals and corporations to change their approach to careers, life transitions, and retirement.
"When authors Al Ramadan, Christopher Lochhead, Dave Peterson and Kevin Maney wanted to understand how businesses innovate new categories of business, they looked beyond the startups that usually capture attention, including Uber and Facebook, to a company that is more than 150 years old.
Adam Grant (photo, left) interviews Tony Hsieh at a recent Wharton People Analytics Conference.
"This piece offers a personal perspective on the root causes and implications of the current turmoil and what corporate leaders can do to shape conditions for continued prosperity.
Tor Constantino (photo, left) covers the topic at Entrepreneur.
"It’s not just the application, interview and hiring that brings you the best people.
Kellen Beck (photo, left) reports at Mashable.
Abby Wolfe (photo, left) introduces a Brain Hacks video at the Muse.
Dan Rockwell lists the 10 ways at his blog - Leadership Freak.
Anne Ford (photo, left) asks, "Do you ever feel pressured to compromise your ethics at work?
According to Caroline Ceniza-Levine (photo, left), "If you’re freelancing, temping, consulting, or in any kind of work arrangement other than permanent full-time employment with salary and benefits, you need to know how to price your services.
Christine Porath covers the topic at HBR.
"If you’re dealing with a negative employee, here are six steps to take.
"Only three out of ten American workers feel engaged by their job, according to a Gallup Poll published in 2015.
"In Alec Ross’s new book, The Industries of the Future, he takes a deep dive into the specific fields he believes will shape our economic future, including robotics and the codification of just about everything.
"Emotion and data help align culture with business strategy, says Deloitte culture expert.
James Tehrani (photo, left) reports at Whatever Works at Workforce.
"Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli [photo, left] has spent decades studying the complicated dynamics of employment.
"In Silicon Valley, there’s a new emphasis on putting up barriers to government requests for data.
"Amid fundamental shifts in the retail and consumer landscape, consumer-goods manufacturers must rethink the way they manage key accounts.
"What impact could the technology behind Bitcoin have?
"Traditionally, the response of banking regulators has been to issue microprudential rules, which seek to ensure the safety and soundness of individual banks such as mandating minimum capital levels.
"Knowledge@Wharton recently interviewed [Dinesh] Paliwal to talk about Harman’s transformation.
"Wharton's Mary-Hunter McDonnell discusses her research on social activism and corporate political clout.
Fortune has the list and the details.